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13.10 on Lenovo Z61p, flash videos laggy and overheating

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad Z61p, which should have decent graphics, still flash videos on youtube etc. especially in fullscreen are dark and laggy. Also I always get an ...
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xine stopped working suddenly: “No vdpau implementation”

I don't watch that much video, but I could swear that sometime within the last couple of weeks I've watched an old video or two. Just now I tried to start xine (which I've been using for years) and I ...
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Damaged mp4 file - can't extract audio

I've been trying fruitlessly for a while now and gotten so frustrated I finally succumbed and decided to ask for help. I ask though because this file is VERY important, it is also important I know ...
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Video card does not switch

root@max-A15W8:~# lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core ProcessorFamily Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Kickstarter Crowd Source Funding and PiTiVI

I have a video, generated in PiTiVi and cannot understand what to do with the rendering to make this video work on Kickstarter (KS). They say: "For video encoding, use WMV format in Windows. On Mac, ...
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How can I convert .mp4 files and .srt file to images based on subtitle's timeline?

I have .mp4 file and .srt file. I need to convert them to images including subtitle. The problem here is that I only want to capture images that have subtitle. I will use these images to read video ...
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How can i download youtube videos one after another automatically from terminal

How can i download youtube videos one after another automatically from terminal? is there any chance to download youtube videos one after the another automatically from terminal??
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Pinnacle DC 10+ does not work properly

I have an old card - Pinnacle DC-10 plus. Some time ago I didn't have any problem with this device. Ubuntu recognized it O'k and I used TVtime for watching clips I got from an external video device. ...
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graphics card with hdmi sound and video output for movies

I've got a desktop with a 2x Pentium Dual-Core CPU E5200 @ 2.50GHz and 2GB Ram. I am running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS, and a plasma tv with HDMI input. I would like to get a graphics card with hdmi video ...
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how to install RADEON Open Source and Ati Catalyst (fglrx) together?

-ubuntu 13.10- i have two ATI video cards. Onboard RS690 (x1200) and PCIe R9-290 RS690 only works with radeon open source since Amd doesnt support it anymore R9 only works with new ati drivers (i try ...
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Have problem with install latest amd ati drivers

Hello i have problem with install ati 13.12 drivers on kubuntu 13.10. I receive this error in console Loading new fglrx-13.251 DKMS files... Building only for 3.11.0-15-generic Building for ...
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HBO and TED talks video maximizes on wrong monitor

I want to stream videos from my laptop to my TV through an HDMI cable that I have bought. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. While I have been able to do this for YouTube videos, I haven't for others like HBO ...
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Specify shared library location for VLC

I built (from source) a newer version of libavcodec.so, libavformat.so, etc. than provided by the Ubuntu repositories. (My newer versions are installed in /usr/local/lib). Using ldd /usr/bin/vlc to ...
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ubuntu 13.04 rfreeze on any video

I think my computer it is really messed up: problem 1: whenever I try to watch a video it freezes and after 30 sec starts printing a lot of text and closes the the session; problem 2: when I try to ...
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Xubuntu 13.10: Only four levels of brightness?

Why do I have only four levels of brightness on my Dell Inspiron laptop, selectable by Fn+ArrowDown/Up? In Linux Mint Mate, I have 7 or 8, and so I have under Windows, on the same machine? This is ...
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How to save a file being streamed using Real Time Streaming Protocol?

I want to save an mp4 video file which is being streamed using rtsp://. I have tried to save it using ffmpeg, but the result I got was with numerous mistakes. I tried VLC also, but the video and ...
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how do i install Video Codec on ubuntu 12.04 ?

On my machine mp3 files are playing perfectly . I want to downlaod video codec for playing populer types of format ! like mp4 3gp mkv flv avi ..etc . is there any way to play those files without ...
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How to simply convert video files (i.e.: MKV to MP4)? [duplicate]

I simply want to convert files, any format to any format (at the moment, I need to convert MKV to MP4-h264), without losing quality. I don't want to resize (scale) the video, I don't want to change ...
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Unable to play DVD movies

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 10.10 to 12 and then to 13, I've got a problem with playing movies form DVD's. When I was using 10.10 version everything was fine, and I didn't have any problems with this ...
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Playing movies on TV

I have a notebook under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and two Sony TVs with built-in WiFi modules. How can I play videos I have on my notebook's hard drive to TV? I easily do so with my Android smartphone using KX ...
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Creating a video from an audio file in Ubuntu?

I have recorded an audio file, and would like to upload it to Youtube. But Youtube requires me to convert it firstly to video. So how do you do that in Ubuntu? Thanks!
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Video performance is terribly slow on Dot-S Netbook

I face a problem with playing videos after I switched from Windows XP to Lubuntu in my packardbell Dot-S netbook. I believe the graphic card driver wasn't installed correctly. Can anyone help me ...
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Cheese doesn't record video from my webcam

Cheese doesn't record video from my webcam... the picture freezes when I press the 'Record a Video' button. If I stop the records, then try and click the record button again it crashes the ...
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Secondary display for video playback only

I have two displays. One monitor (DisplayPort-0) for work and one TV (HDMI-0) for movies. Xrandr says both connected, but I configured screen/desktop just to monitor, because I don't want any window ...
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Are there any credible alternatives to XBMC as a media server that can also be used to stream video to a tablet or other Android device?

I've connected a PC running Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC installed. I am looking to get it replaced with a Raspberry Pi for the power-usage benefits and smaller footprint. I would like to have a single ...
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Youtube videos /Flash player not working!! Ubuntu 12.03 [duplicate]

First of all i would like to mention i am new to non-windows OS so please forgive if i am asking too basic/silly questions: Here is my problem: I just installed ubuntu and when tried to play a video ...
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Compiz and Intel g33/g31 flickering screen

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a PC Celeron dual core 2.5 GHz, and 2 GB of RAM. The integrated video is 82G33/G31, and I have problems with flickering screen when playing videos with Compiz enabled. ...
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Intel Quick Sync Video codec

I'm looking for Intel Quick Sync Video codec and / or video encoding software that also can take benfit of Intel QSV. Any suggestion?
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How to Flash & Chrome hardware accelerated decoding?

What can I do to get GPU to work on decoding Flash video in Chrome? At chrome://gpu Graphics Feature Status page I see all stuff green OK like Video Decode: Hardware accelerated, yet Flash nerd ...
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Video editing app for lowering background noise while evidentiating slow voice?

I got a video who needs some delicate tweaks. In that video I recite several poems. My voice sounds too low, while the background noise is too high. If someone turns its sound at maximum to be able to ...
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How can I watch videos online? [duplicate]

what app do i need to download in order to watch video's online? Something similar to flash program but for ubuntu? (first time ubuntu user) Thank you very much!
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How do you install avconv on Ubuntu Server 13.04?

I've searched and searched, but I can't find anything, besides compiling it, which gives me an error about ASM.
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Cannot play videos files despite ubuntu restricted extras

Despite I have installed the Ubuntu restricted extras package, the Videos application raised error whenever I try to play a video. For example : For avi: Videos requires to install plugins to play ...
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Youtube videos don't fullscreen in Ubuntu 13.10

When I watch a video in Youtube the full screen option doesn't work, I'm using Firefox in Ubuntu 13.10. Why?
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Flash Animations are horizontally crunched and colors are bogus

On a fresh install, I cannot read flash animations properly. I tried enabling hwaccel and gpuoverride using mms.cfg which didn't change anything. Video playback in VLC is OK. My graphics chip : ...
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Adding video card and Ubuntu stuck on boot

I am working on Ubuntu 13.04 and I have Radeon 7950 video card working good with the latest AMD driver. The problem occurs when I am adding another exactly the same video card now the boot ...
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AVI File not playing

Tried to play an AVI file. I have installed all Gstreamer Plugins as well as Ubuntu-Restricted-Extras. This did not work and kept showing an error application/x-rar not available. Then after searching ...
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gma500_gfx vs cedarview-graphics-drivers? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 Kernel 3.8.33 on an Intel N2600/GMA3600 Netbook. Ubuntu currently runs in 1024*600 resolution which is perfect for my netbook. However the graphic performance is very poor. ...
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How to make v4l2ucp's “Exposure, Auto Priority” persistent on reboot?

My laptop's webcam has the common too dark issue, and what fixes it is using v4l2ucp and activating "Exposure, Auto Priority". The problem is, the setting reverts after every reboot. Any way to make ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 - Online video (ie YouTube) will not run in Firefox or Chromium.

Just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on an old Dell Dimension 3000 w/ 2GB RAM. Installation appeared to go fine, but I cannot get online videos to play properly using Firefox or Chromium. Using both YouTube ...
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Video tearing with nVidia GT630

I have a problem with video tearing on my media computer. I have just bought a new Philips TV 40" 7007 and a video card to go in the media PC (nVidia GT630). When I connect them up with either an ...
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Banshee sorts .mp4 files as music

When I import my movies (which are all .mp4 files) into Banshee, most of them gets placed under "Music" instead of "Videos". I compared one of the movies that actually got placed under "Videos" ...
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Cannot find video plugin: video/x-gst-fourcc-AVin-Decoder

I try to cut a video in Pitivi and get the following error: Missing file: video/x-gst-fourcc-AVin-Decoder The problem: I do not find any plugin with that name. Which plugin solves the problem then? ...
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how to view 4K video

I'm trying to view some 4K resolution MP4 videos generated by a Galaxy Note 3 on my mid-2010 MacBook Pro 7, 1 running Ubuntu 13.10. Using any of the standard major video players (VLC, Totem etc.), I'm ...
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Video playing on media centre device pauses upon boot of Ubuntu

I have a media centre in my house (sony nsz-gs7) which I use to stream video from my wirelass NAS network hardrive (Seagate central) and whenever I am watching a film or episode of something and I ...
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Hybrid video adapter (Intel / ATI) does not work together and generates a disturbing heating

How do I with my ultrabook hybrid video adapter to work on Ubuntu? (Video Adapter Intel / ATI) I tried several solutions found in forums but nothing worked.
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Video Driver reinstall [duplicate]

I removed my video card driver and now Ubuntu goes to low graphics mode but nothing works. My video driver is a *82865G Integrated Graphics Controller * I have tried Sudo apt-get install ...
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DVD Audio Playback Silent - how to find codec

I'm utterly baffled by this but I'm sure the fix must be simple - I can play DVDs fine on my ubuntu machine but I have just bought a new DVD and there is no sound. The sound works on all other DVDs ...
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I am not able to download any plugin for audio or video on Ubuntu 13.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. And for some reason I am unable to download any plugin automatically. I never had this problem before. Here is an image what Rhythmbox or the default video player ...
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Suddenly All Video Players Relying on Python Do Not Work in Precise 12.04 amd64

Until several days ago everything was working fine. Last time I used VLC was may be a week or 2 ago. I first noticed the behaviour when trying to play a mp4 video I had played before without trouble ...